Vietnam

Congress should reclaim war-making authority

50 years ago, the Senate reasserted its power to control U.S. military conflicts, writes Marc Selverstone in the Washington Post

Classroom

Presidential resources for teachers

The Miller Center features a variety of content that can help teachers bring history alive for their students

BackStory

Life after the oval office

Brian Balogh and the BackStory team explore the ‘afterlives’ of presidents

Eisenhower

Eisenhower would be aghast

Ike would never have endorsed Trump's plans for a huge military parade, Miller Center historian William Hitchcock writes in USA Today

1968

Remembering 1968: A cataclysmic year

Secret White House presidential recordings from one of our nation's most tumultuous years

American Forum
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Politics
Douglas Blackmon
Chris Christie
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The Presidency
Douglas Blackmon
Rita Dove
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Media and the Press
Douglas Blackmon
Joy-Ann Reid
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Law and Justice
Douglas Blackmon
Sally Yates
Left

Critical insights for the nation's governance

The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history and strives to apply the lessons of history to the nation's most pressing contemporary governance challenges